Guru Nanak Gurpurab is a worldwide celebration of the birth of Guru Nanak (also referred to as Baba Nanak) the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.
He was born into a Hindu family in 1469 in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan. When he was 30, he mysteriously disappeared for 3 days and when he returned, he started preaching the Sikh faith.
The word “gurpurab” is a mixture of Guru, which means teacher and Purab, which means celebration. It’s celebrated in November or December and this year on 30th November.